“F.E.C. Allows Security Company to Help 2020 Candidates Defend Campaigns”

NYT: The Federal Election Commission said on Thursday that a Silicon Valley security company could immediately start helping 2020 presidential candidates defend their campaigns from the kinds of malicious email attacks that Russian hackers exploited in the 2016 election.The F.E.C. … Continue reading

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President Jimmy Carter, Without Adequate Evidence, Troublingly Claims Russian Interference Changed 2016 Election Outcome to Favor Trump, Calls Trump “Illegitimate President”

Politico: Former President Jimmy Carter questioned the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s presidency on Thursday, saying he would likely not be in the White House if the Russians did not interfere in the 2016 presidential election.“I think a full investigation would … Continue reading

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Hoboken New Jersey Absentee Ballot Case Shows Why This Kind of Fraud (Unlike Impersonation Fraud) Can Happen: People Can Verify How Others Voted

From the DOJ press release: From October 2013 through November 2013, Raia instructed Dio Braxton, Matt Calicchio, Lizaida Camis, and other conspirators who worked for his campaign, to pay certain Hoboken voters $50 if those voters applied for and cast … Continue reading

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I Testified at House Judiciary Committee on Foreign Interference in the 2016 and 2020 Elections, and the Implications of the Mueller Report and President Trump’s Statements Welcoming 2020 Foreign Help

My Written Testimony begins: Thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to speak about a matter that is among the greatest concerns I have had in twenty-five years of researching and teaching about American election law and … Continue reading

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Must-read Politico Deep Dive into Brian Newby, a Kobach Protege Who is Causing Major Problems with Election Administration as Executive Director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission

Read this quite damning portrait:  A tiny federal agency that plays a crucial role in assisting the nation’s local election supervisors is gripped by a leadership crisis that hassparked concerns that it is unprepared to play its role in protecting … Continue reading

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Today’s Must Read: “Federal investigators to examine equipment from 2016 N.C. election amid renewed fears of Russian hacking”

Washington Post: It was a single phrase, offered without elaboration, in special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report: In August 2016, hackers working for Russian military intelligence “installed malware on the company network” of an unnamed voter registration technology vendor … Continue reading

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“Russia’s manipulation of Twitter was far vaster than believed”

Politico: Russia’s infamous troll farm conducted a campaign on Twitter before the 2016 elections that was larger, more coordinated and more effective than previously known, research from cybersecurity firm Symantec out Wednesday concluded.The Internet Research Agency campaign may not only have had … Continue reading

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My Thoughts About Whether The House Should Pursue Impeachment Inquiry of President Trump Based on His Alleged Obstruction of Investigation into Russian Interference in 2016 Electon

Follow my tweet thread starting here: This seemed to be the purpose of the statement. Mueller's 's given everything Congress needs to start impeachment proceedings if it so chooses. He couldn't have been clearer. There's certainly enough to investigate impeachment … Continue reading

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